10 Awesome Resin Coaster Ideas To Make In 2023

resin coaster ideasSo you want to make a resin coaster, but you need some ideas.  And you need them to be easy.  Especially if you’re a resin beginner.

I can help with that.

Here are ideas for ten resin coaster projects.

Bottle cap

bottle cap epoxy resin coaster

This is the classic resin coaster project. Grab bottle caps from your favorite beverage and include them in resin. It’s why this coaster makes the most awesome man-cave gift.

Wood slices

wood and resin coasters

Grab some wood slices and include them in resin. You’ll love making these for a housewarming or Father’s Day gift.

Tree of Life


epoxy coaster

Bring the tree of life into your next epoxy coaster project. The mold does all the heavy lifting. All you need to do is fill in the space with colored resin after demolding.


button resin paperweight

Grab your stash so mismatched buttons and throw them in a coaster mold. The fun mix of shapes and colors makes this a funky resin project.


resin art geode coasters

Fake it until you make it, right? Well, here’s how you turn that mantra into geode coasters. For a fraction of the price of natural geode you can make a lookalike with resin.

You’re only halfway through this resin coaster ideas list.  Keep going for more easy home crafts.

Jar lids

mason jar coaster tutorial

You don’t have to use coaster molds to make coasters. You can use other vessels to hold the resin. In this case, use antique mason jar lids to capture the resin and decorative effects.


sunflower resin coaster diy

You don’t need a natural sunflower to make this coaster. A sunflower mold can do the hard work for you. Pick your epoxy colors, and you’re all set.

Resin charms


set of resin Christmas coasters

You’ve made resin charms only to wonder what’s the next step. Why not include them in your next coaster project? That way, something like your Christmas ornament molds can serve double duty and help you make Christmas coasters.

Alcohol inks

hexagon resin coasterUsing alcohol inks for resin to create a Petri pattern works for coasters too. Grab your inks and let your imagination do the rest.


resin coaster with swirls

You didn’t think I’d leave glitter off this list, did you? Glitter and resin go together like broccoli and Cheetos. Really – try it.

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